“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” ~ Mikhail Lermontov Hiking the Outdoors Despite being a city girl, I do love the country. I love being outside in the fresh air and nothing is more invigorating then hiking a mountain. It is an activity I do with ….
Month: May 2018
“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” ~ John Muir Family Time Life has been a tad crazy the last couple weeks, and I needed a technology detox. While I couldn’t step completely away from all of you, ( I would miss you to much for that!) I decided to release myself from the pressure I constantly put ….
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ~ Virginia Woolf New York Food Scene New York is known as a foodie mecca. And it is well deserved. There are a TON of restaurants in the city. While people joke about the amount of Starbucks on every block, there are even more restaurants, sometimes ….
“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” ~ Darell Hammond Summer has arrived in the Concrete Jungle I can finally say spring summer has arrived in New York! ….
“To wear a floral shirt is an experience.” ~ Brian Wilson Out of the Floral Comfort Zone It seems that I am coming more and more out of my comfort zone when it comes to florals. I have bought more floral patterned clothes this season, then I think in my whole entire life. And no, my mother dressing (and scarring) ….
“Coffee has always been a significant part of my life. For me, it’s a chance to start my day and gather my thoughts – it’s fuel for my creative process.” ~ Connor Franta About Darn Time For Some Coffee I can not believe that it has taken me so many blogging years (true story, I have been around the blogging ….
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” ~ Walt Whitman Blooming Surprises Our first day in DC was a chilly one. After hours of walking around The National Mall, we decided an indoor activity was necessary. I hadn’t realized that much of the US Botanic Garden was enclosed and was ecstatic when ….
“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….